Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic
Overall: 4.1 x 0.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Long, thin, triangular with a short tang. Dark smokey color, bifacial retouch.
Said to be from the Faiyum. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1395-03.1469) for £4/16s. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund